King of Prussia, PA - Effective February 10, Vanguard National Alliance (VNA) merged with supplyFORCE to create a comprehensive MRO solution in North America. The two companies will continue to do business as supplyFORCE with their corporate headquarters based in King of Prussia, PA. The new organization will manage over $400 million in contract volume and have more than 3,500 branch locations.
supplyFORCE offers customers a single, comprehensive solution for multiple product categories including: Industrial, PVF, and Safety supplies. The company also offers 100% Rockwell coverage in North America.
VNA has provided North American Rockwell Automation distributors with national and regional contract solutions for over 10 years.
John Burke and Kevin Powell, chairmen of the boards of supplyFORCE and VNA, respectively, jointly commented: "We look forward to beginning the integration of these two great organizations which will enable us to deliver what we feel will be the best national agreement solution in the market today."
John Ludlam, President of supplyFORCE said: "VNA will make an idea fit with supplyFORCE, enabling us to enhance the value we bring to customers as well as complementing our strategy for accelerated growth."